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Inclusion Insights: Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

With 12 historically black colleges and universities in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams says, diversity and inclusion aren’t just initiatives — they are part of the conference’s DNA.

Inclusion Insights: University of Wisconsin-River Falls

​​​​​​​At the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, diversity and inclusion programming has been organic from the start — “homegrown,” as Athletics Director Crystal Lanning calls it.

Inclusion Insights: Mid-American Conference

Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher is filled with nothing but pride about the conference’s work in diversity and inclusion. From hiring practices to cultivating an inclusive culture on its member campuses, the MAC is trying to lead by example.

NCAA chief medical officer reflects on progress of concussion research

With concussion and its consequences — particularly among those who play football — emerging as one of the foremost concerns in college sports, two veteran neuroscientists recently joined forces to edit a comprehensive review of sport and the brain.

Notre Dame de Namur student-athlete gives back to Uganda even after she returns home

Once she returned home from Uganda, Arianna Cunha found a way to continue helping a program that uses sports to teach children about health.

Cornell gymnast to lead Division I SAAC

In January, Morgan Chall was named chair of the national Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. A native of San Mateo, California, Chall says she looks forward to tackling the committee’s priorities for the 2019-20 academic year.

Upon Further Review

Video replay, used in 17 of the NCAA’s 24 sports, promotes fairness but disrupts competition. As technology grows sharper but some schools struggle to keep pace, how far will we go in pursuit of perfectly officiated games?

More often than others, members of coaching staffs are accused of violations

Nearly two-thirds of cases sent to the Committees on Infractions that named specific individuals in the past five years involved the coaching staffs.

This year’s group of Fulbright recipients includes dozens of former student-athletes

Every year, more than 2,000 U.S. college graduates disperse to more than 140 countries around the world through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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